IOF S-G visits City of Culture in Tunis
16/04/2019 18:26, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP) – Secretary-General of the International Organisation of la Francophonie (IOF) Louise Mushikiwabo visited the various poles of the City of Culture in Tunis on Tuesday with Minister of Cultural Affairs Mohamed Zine El Abidine.

The S-G de la francophonie is currently on a three-day working visit in Tunisia from April 14 to 16 as part of preparations for the next Francophone Summit in Tunisia.

Consultation and coordination actions are underway for the organisation of the 18th Summit of La Francophonie scheduled for November 2020 in Tunis, which will host the IOF's new regional headquarters for North Africa. The Tunis Summit will be held in conjunction with the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the creation of the OIF.

On the first day of this visit, an agreement was signed between Tunisia and the IOF on Monday morning in Tunis to set up an IOF regional office for North Africa in Tunis.

The S-G of the French-speaking organisation is making her first visit to Tunisia since she took office in early January 2019.

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